Synopsis: To catch up with work, a burdened blacksmith in rural China decides not to visit his wife, who works in the city all year round, until a visit from a privileged artist alters his outlook on life.
About the Filmmaker: Ke Liu is a Chinese filmmaker based in the U.S. She grew up in a small city in Southern China, witnessing China’s real-life magic realism daily, which has inspired her greatly. Now she is a Directing MFA candidate at Columbia University’s graduate film school. Before narrative filmmaking, Ke worked on experimental documentaries and video installations featured in galleries and museums worldwide.
This film is showing in the Mix Tape Vol. 2 shorts screening at The Forum Auditorium on 12th November at 14:30.
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